Detectives Seize $36,000 Worth Of Marijuana In Lewiston - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Detectives Seize $36,000 Worth Of Marijuana In Lewiston

LEWISTON, Idaho - The Lewiston Police Department busted an outdoor marijuana grow operation on Friday, September 16th. Narcotic Detectives received an anonymous tip about the grow  in the 1700 block of Alder Ave.

After extensive surveillance, Detectives were able to determine that several large Marijuana plants were located on the property, which belongs to Christine Cox. Detectives talked to Cox and obtained a search warrant for the house.

With the assistance of the Idaho State Police, the Lewiston Police Department served the warrant and recovered 18 marijuana plants and indoor lighting equipment. The plants ranged in size from 608 feet tall and 3-4 feet in width. Detectives places an approximate street value of $36,000 on the plants.

The case is ongoing and criminal charges of manufacturing a controlled substance are pending further investigation.

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